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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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The Vietnam War (1945 – 1975)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever wanted to do something so perfectly you wound up not doing it well at all? Young historians use primary and secondary documents to analyze the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The issues surrounding the...
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete...
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The Vietnam War and Protest Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have resource for your Vietnam War curriculum file. Class members view a PowerPoint that details the background of the conflict and then examines the reasons for and the effects of protest songs on American attitudes toward...
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The Vietnam War

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Using poignant images, this presentation makes a statement about the Vietnam War. While the lists and information in the presentation show an anti-war bias, it could be used as a discussion-starter. High school students could use the...
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The Tet Offensive and the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover how the United States became involved in the Vietnam War, the importance of the Tet Offensive in turning American public opinion against the war, and how the Vietnam War is still a part of American life and culture.
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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...
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Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War. 
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An Overview of the Vietnam War

For Teachers 7th Standards
What is the best way to explain the devastation of war in an age-appropriate way? Here's a resource that makes it easier for young historians to understand the experiences of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Pupils participate in a...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. High schoolers also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those...
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Opposing Views on the Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Students participate...
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Refugees From Vietnam and Cambodia

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States may have pulled its troops from the Vietnam War in 1973, but the conflict was far from over for the citizens living in Asia at the time. An informative resource lets learners know about the wave of over 220,000...
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Chapter 28: Red Flags and Velvet Revolutions: The End of the Cold War, 1960-1990

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Set your historians up for testing success using this interactive flashcard tool. It is one of many learning strategies offered in this thorough online resource. Although designed for use with a text, the site is valuable independently....
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Military Advisers in Vietnam: 1963

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did the beginning of the Vietnam War factor into the Cold War with the Soviet Union? As part of a study of American involvement in Vietnam, class members read a letter address to President Kennedy and his response in which he...
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America and Canada: The Post Cold War Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the provoking question, "What does the term social change mean?" They discuss the social changes taking place during and following the Cold War. Students participate in a short discussion, they are presented with facts...
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Vietnam War: Kennedy Assassination

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students determine how the Kennedy assassination impacted the United States and, more specifically, the Vietnam War. In this 20th century American history lesson, students read books and view video clips of the event and then write...
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The Vietnam War – Up Close and Personal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson plan, students discuss the music, the video images, and the culture of the war. High schoolers create a classroom timeline that features major events in the...
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The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The United States National Security Agency described it as one of "the great achievements in military engineering of the twentieth century. Support your classroom study of the Vietnam War with this brief but effective video, which...
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Ken Burns

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Innovation, politics, race, war...these themes are continuously evident in humanity over the course of history, and are revealed with spectacular imagery and commentary by famed documentarian Ken Burns. While primarily focusing on...
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The Cold War: 1945-1991

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The best part of this presentation about the Cold War is the various pictures, photos, and maps throughout the slides. The timeline of this time period is difficult to follow in the presentation, as well as the details about several main...
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Vietnam: Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at war memorials. In this Vietnam lesson, students research the Vietnam War Memorial and then visit the memorial. As a culminating activity, learners research other war memorials.
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Women on the Wall: A Vietnam Memorial

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the role of women during the Vietnam War. They conduct Internet research, and create a Chronicle of Women in Vietnam project that could take the form of a journal, PowerPoint presentation, or scrapbook that includes...
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Vietnam Revisited

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the impact of the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam and popular culture lesson, students research and plot major events in the conflict. Students interview people regarding their memories of the war and watch the movie " The...
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Presidential Decisions for War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine reasons for wars. In this contemporary U.S. history lesson, 11th graders explore primary resources to analyze how presidents determine the reasons for entering into war. Students focus on the Korean War, Vietnam...